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Study shows preschool can prevent abuse


January 21, 2003
Outcomes
Press Release

According to a new study by researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, this type of learning environment does more than strengthen skills – it helps cut the rate at which enrolled children will be abused or neglected by their parents or caregivers. The findings, published in the current issue of the journal Child Development, provide new evidence that preschool programs can impact not just school readiness, but long-term family outcomes.